Here's an example of how an argument map can help us talk about a controversial topic. This is from a new NYT editorial by former CIA Director Michael Hayden: "To Keep America Safe, Embrace Drone Warfare." How strongly do his reasons support his…
Here’s another example of how mapping arguments can help us talk about a really controversial issue. “End the Gun Epidemic in America” was published on on the front page of the New York Times, 12/5/2015. It was the first time an editorial appeared on the front page since 1920. Given recent national events, this conversation is as relevant as ever!
How strong is the argument? Does the reasons support the main claim? What other considerations should be brought in to evaluate the argument?
Do you agree with it? Why or why not?